Check the NGwinnett.com event calendar on the home page for a complete listing of upcoming events. If you would like your upcoming event featured on NGwinnett.com, please click here or post in the NGwinnett.com forums. Events taking place this weekend in Dacula, Buford and the surrounding area include:
Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement is a competitor in this year's ASPCA Rachel Ray $100K Challenge. During the event, 50 shelters across the country will compete to break their own records saving the lives of animals. The shelter will host a kick-off festival on Sunday, June 1, to mark the start of the competition.
Every third Saturday, members of Therapy Dogs International will visit the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter for "Paws and Pages" reading events.
Registration is now open for the second annual "Run Fur Their Lives 5K" and 1-mile Kitty Crawl Fun Run to benefit the Gwinnett County Animal Shelter.
Nothing but the Truth Ministry will host "Bark'n the Park" on Sunday, April 20, at Little Mulberry Park to explore how dogs can help point owners to the real meaning of Easter.
The event, which is scheduled to run from 8-10 a.m., will feature an Easter story at 9 a.m., free Easter pet photos, music, refreshments and a chance to win door prizes.
The event will be held on the Fence Road side of the park located at 3855 Fence Road, Auburn.
On Feb. 22 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., the Society of Humane Friends of Georgia will host a vaccination clinic for pets at the Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement Center, located at 884 Winder Highway in Lawrenceville.
Vaccines are $10, microchipping will be available for $20.
Dogs must be on a leash and cats must be in carriers. Proceeds from the clinic will benefit the Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office Operation Second Chance Jail Dogs program and the Society of Humane Friends outreach program and low cost spay/neuter clinic.
Events in Northern Gwinnett County including the cities of Dacula, Ga. and Buford, Ga.